Innovative Music & Talent Kids & Family Executive bringing
comprehensive background in Talent & Music. Builds high-performing teams. Looking for a new role with long term potential. Work History
Nickelodeon - Director of Music & Talent
04/2013 - 04/2020
-Work with and maintained a database of composers, music supervisors.
-Cast VO talent, narrators, and musicians
-Facilitate the hiring of songwriters and composers to create original music for Nickelodeon & Nick Jr. properties, including main titles, underscore, episodic songs, and promos.
-Develop and manage production for a world-class listening experience, using internal and external resources
-Pitched episode ideas and created them from idea to reality.
-Negotiate rates for talent, writers, editors
- Assist producers in the determination of music budgets
- Oversee the contract, payment, and file delivery process for all original music
- Coordinate writing and recording sessions
- Support the department's digital music releases and maintain relationship with streaming label
-Launched Nick Radio in Partnership with Iheart Radio
-Launched Nickelodeon's first ever Playlist on Apple Music
-Managed freelancers for external video and audio shoots.
-Find, liaise and coordinate work with third party production company
-Work with editors to edit and mix content
-Acted as point of contact for all recording sessions.
-Collaborate with other internal teams, including tech and artist/label relations to ensure that content remains timely and best-in-class
-Managed The day to day both short term and long term of music as it lives on Nickelodeon.
-Managed production schedules with confidence to ensure timely and high quality episode delivery.
-Consulted with directors and producers to determine placement of email@example.com
5543 Saint Ann Avenue, Cypress, CA
Avid Pro Tools Certified
Experience in working with talent and
Strong editorial judgment
Kid & Family Friendly expertise.
Excellent relationships in Social Media
Business with contacts at Instagram,
Facebook, Snapchat etc..
Avid Certified in Post Production
Avid Certified in Pro Tools
Pro Tools/Avid certified audio and Post
Configure Studio and Studio Sessions.
Knowledge of QuickTime
Experienced in Voice-overs, commercial
Experience in Adobe Premiere, Photoshop
-Board Operation Training
musical cues and coordinate artistic vision.
-Maintained relationship with Managers & record labels
-Provided on-site management & expertise at talent Recording sessions. as well as Maintained relationships with artists, managers, record labels and other music business areas.
-Picked and cleared all music relating to Kids Choice Awards & Kids Choice Sports Awards
-Worked closely with show engineers and video editors for awards shows.
-Produced and built out all music playlists for all lines of business, events, & international recreation partners such as MOA & Punta Cana Hotel Resorts and Nickelodeon Flagship Stores as well as external partners.
-Worked with cue sheets relating to music placement
-Basic knowledge of publishing & Licensing as related to music & TV
-Acted as Liaison across all lines of business, as it relates to Music with the channel.
-Stay on top of new music trends, locally and internationally.
-Worked directly with SVP & VP to implement strategies for Music and long-term plans as it pertains to music on Channel
-Maintained an up-to-date, searchable music library database.
-Pro Tools/Avid Certified
-Liaison between Executive Producers and talent managers for all talent needs.
Audio Engineer/Production Freelance - Freelancer
11/2005 - 03/2013
-Record, mixing and editing sound.
-Maintenance/ calibration of studio equipment.
-Studio/Live recording engineer.
-Music composition, productiona and arranging on daily basis.
-Produce/Engineer/Mixer for Various Artists.
-Produce Radio ID's/Sound Design for Various Radio Stations.
-Run Live Sound at various events and live shows.
-Post production balancing,mixing and editing and enhancing of pre-recorded audio.
KPWR/Power 106 FM - Programming Assistant/On Air Mixer Burbank California
01/2000 - 10/2005
-Assist in booking Artist for daily radio shows
-Book Talent for all radio concerts in L.A. & New York Sister Station
-Book celebrities for daily radio shows.
-Mix and Produce radio programs.
-Write, Voice and produce weekly radio show.
-Help program sister station Hot 97 in New York.
KPWR/Power 106 FM Los Angeles - Marketing And Promotions Assistant
-Applications for Music Production
Santa Monica, CA
Pro Tools Operator/Certifaction and Post
Production Operator Certified
-Certified in Pro Tools 101,110,110 and
Post Production Certified.
-Learned Digital Audio and MIDI
-Completed Pro Tools Menu explanation
-Recording and Loading Tracks.
-Managing & Editing Audio and Video
-Elastic Audio Techniques.
-Applications for Music Production.
-Applications for Post Prodcution.
-Mixing using Real Time Plug-ins,
Audiosuite and External effets
-Synchronization between Pro Tools and
-Worked on VO5 TV Commercial for
-Analyze different types of sound effects
needed for a project.
-Created Multi-Layer sound effects
-Editing of Movies and Tv Commercials
-Learned how to spot,edit and assemble
dialogue and mixing and prepping audio
for film and television.
-Record and edit ADR
Pro Tools Certified in Audio and Post
01/1996 - 01/2000
-As a Marketing and Promotions Assitant I was responsible for working on location at Radio Station events, Live Broadcasts as well as interacting with listeners.
-Execute radio stations live broadcast/remotes as needed.
-Maintain safe operation of company vehicles, prizes, promotional equipment on a daily basis.
-Execute radio station promotional activities at event locations including set-up and take down of sound systems.
-Write notes and provide recaps from weekly programming and promotion meetings.
-Write broadcast and online contest copy and administer contest execution
-Perform as primary liason between contest winners and radio station.
-Develop proposals for station prizes, movie screenings, concerts and on air prizing.
-Work closely with Major Motion Picture companies and execute movie screenings for radio station.
● Verified Nick Radio Social Platforms within 24 hours
● Responsible for Nick Radios Biggest launch of Youtube Channel. Co initiated and launched Nick Radio, the #1 digital station launch for iHeart radio and top 10 since inception
Initiated launch of Nickelodeon playlist on Apple Music as well as Programming and Maintaining
Secured acts and produced music as well as edits on Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards & Kids Choice Sports Awards
Secured acts and produced music as well as edits on Nickelodeon Halo Awards
Along with music programming and talent relations, I designed and directed strategies to
promote artists. I liaised between the company, musicians, agents/managers, and record labels
to seamlessly manage the production process
● Personal dj for President Obama for reelection campaign Go to DJ & Music consultant for List of celebrities including Kobe Bryant, Niki Minaj, Kendrick Lamar, Chris Paul, Hope Solo and many more